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Symmetry and Asymmetry Level Measures
AbstractUsually, Symmetry and Asymmetry are considered as two opposite sides of a coin: an object is either totally symmetric, or totally asymmetric, relative to pattern objects. Intermediate situations of partial symmetry or partial asymmetry are not considered. But this dichotomy on the classification lacks of a necessary and realistic gradation. For this reason, it is convenient to introduce "shade regions", modulating the degree of Symmetry (a fuzzy concept). Here, we will analyze the Asymmetry problem by successive attempts of description and by the introduction of the Asymmetry Level Function, as a new Normal Fuzzy Measure. Our results (both Theorems and Corollaries) suppose to be some new and original contributions to such very active and interesting field of research. Previously, we proceed to the analysis of the state of art.
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Garrido, A. Symmetry and Asymmetry Level Measures. Symmetry 2010, 2, 707-721.View more citation formats
Garrido A. Symmetry and Asymmetry Level Measures. Symmetry. 2010; 2(2):707-721.Chicago/Turabian Style
Garrido, Angel. 2010. "Symmetry and Asymmetry Level Measures." Symmetry 2, no. 2: 707-721.